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Robert Townsend Speaks On ‘Hollywood Shuffle’ & Being One Of The Architects Of Black Hollywood (Video)

Somebody was sitting next to me the other day, and she actually said, into her phone, “I didn’t even know that The Five Heartbeats was not a real group until yesterday.”

Turns out Envy & Charlamagne weren’t hip to it either. Um…WHAT????!! Haha!

Robert Townsend On ‘The Five Heartbeats’ Documentary, Whitney Houston + More
– Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM


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Actor/Director/Producer Kevin Smith Explains Every Movie & TV Version Of Spider-Man Ever (Video)

YES! If you are one of those folks who just go to a Spidey movie just to enjoy a movie… then run into a ‘true believer’ who is deep-deep-DEEP into Spider-Man lore intent on over-talking you and ruining your viewing enjoyment of your Spider-Man experience, Kevin Smith has got your back. He is an action comic media uber-super fan who can (and will, above) give you enough knowledge to fend off that ‘real’ fan. Listen up and make whoever wants to call you a novice BOW DOWN to your fandom.

Kevin Smith takes us through the history of Spider-Man in film and television, from 1978’s “Spider-Man Strikes Back” to 2017’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming.”

…and then some! Plus, if you are a Kevin Smith fan: It is awesome to (1) see him back to full strength and looking great and (2) learn how Spider-Man influenced his career and life in several ways.


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Vanessa Hudgens Vs. The World’s Hottest Hot Wings (Video)

So, super-cutie Vanessa says she is into spicy food, huh? Well, we will see…

Vanessa Hudgens is a multi-hyphenate megastar known for her High School Musical smashes, roles in cult movies like Spring Breakers, and growing list of Broadway appearances. This holiday season you can catch her starring alongside Jennifer Lopez in Second Act, which is set to hit theaters December 21st. But how is she with spicy food? Find out as Hudgens battles the wings of death and takes on Sean Evans’ barrage of questions. Along the way, she talks about working with James Franco and 50 Cent, breaks down iconic power suits and explains the danger of the tween fan mom.
– First We Feast


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Netflix & Killer Mike Are Giving Us A “Trigger Warning” With No Due Respect (Trailer)

And wowww… How about Killer Kill From Adamsville is getting his Netflix and no-chill on, too! Killer Mike will have a six-part mini-series that is like… well… Hasan Minhaj meeting Sacha Baron Cohen at a WTF rally with Dr. Umar Johnson as the featured speaker.

“In six episodes, we explore the human condition using nontraditional approaches. Not everyone will agree with my methods (and some of what we’re putting out is f**king crazy), but this show is about embracing your freedom to challenge societal expectations and conformity. This show is as if an anarchist determined the status quo.”
Michael Render pka Killer Mike

“Trigger Warning With Killer Mike” debuts January 18, 2019, on Netflix.

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Comedy: Nellyvidz Knows When To Let His Woman Have Her Way (Video)

Sometimes you just gotta let the women have their way…

…like MOST of the time. *Sigh* Because that’s just the way it is: You want a shot at getting some your way, let her have her way.

Or you can try the other way and see how that works for you #SexStarved

(And with a woman as fine as GG Townson… yeah, let her have it… and she might let you have them ‘buns’ your way like a real Burger King!)

– @ojones1

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Politics: Hasan Minhaj On ‘Amazon’ (Video)

Be ready to chuckle and be challenged, again, by a funny and thought-provoking comedy lecture by ‘Professor’ Hasan Minhaj.

On the latest Patriot Act, Hasan Minhaj dissects and the arguably questionable business practices it has used to grow from an e-bookstore into a powerful, multi-faceted corporation that controls a huge chunk of the online cloud. Hasan also examines whether our current antitrust laws might need an overhaul for the digital age.
– Patriot Act


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Comedy: Even If She Is The One Making You Wait For ‘It’… You Better Be ‘Worth It’ (Video)

Daaaaaamn! Natalie Odell is SO sexy… but even MORE petty. Dude tried it though, knowing how she was. HA! Just got reminded #WhenPettyIsLife

(Hey, Jasena might be worth the ‘wait’ too… at least for a while.)


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Comedy: Nellyvidz Gets Pulled Over And Tries To Push Up On The Cop (Video)

Situation comedy is most hilarious when the characters find themselves in the funniest situations. The Nellyvidz Show gets me every time with the way dude ‘ends up’ in trouble. He stoopit!

But facts though, I might have tried it with a cop as fine as Elena myself, too. Make her feel like a ‘lady’ for real!


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Bill Burr Vs. The World’s Hottest Hot Wings (Video)

Okay, I am already laughing before pressing play; because comedian Bill Burr’s rants are hilarious af! Just imagine when them hot wings start f**king with him. The ensuing comedy will be downright tasty (and hot)!

Bill Burr is one of the most-requested Hot Ones guests of all time—not to mention a standup legend, host of the Monday Morning Podcast, and co-creator and star of Netflix’s ‘F Is For Family.’ But how is he with spicy food? Find out in this highly-anticipated Hot Ones event. As host Sean Evans peppers Bill with questions, the comedian’s notoriously hot takes get even hotter—even for him. Watch as Bill gets red in the face with spice and rants about everything from cyclists to cooking shows. You don’t want to miss this!
– First We Feast


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Comedy: Living With Your Pregnant Girlfriend (Video)

Ah… love… the miracle of childbirth… growing a family… buuuuut… It ain’t all sweet when your live-in girlfriend is pregnant. But it can be FUNNY!


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Ali Siddiq’s So Serious, But Seriously Funny, Talking About Hooligans Who Are Determined To Ruin Date Night (Video)

Everyone develops their own coping mechanisms to deal with life situations, like folks who are too comfortable with being rude and rowdy at the theater. Somebody needs to check ’em and address that. For real. Not Ali though. HA!

Comedian Ali Siddiq explains why he doesn’t complain when hooligans attempt to disrupt his date night at the movies.
– truTV

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Taraji P. Henson Stars In “What Men Want” (Red Band Trailer)

What’s dope about this is Taraji. And that it was filmed in our town, Atlanta. AND that Taraji’s sexy self was in Atlanta… getting the theme?

Even better (in a way) than all that. Erykah Badu, aaaaallll the feature appearances, and that ‘Welcome To Wakanda’ line in this trailer. BAHAHAAAA!!

Check out the official What Men Want trailer starring Taraji P. Henson! Let us know what you think in the comments below.
– Movieclips Trailers

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John Oliver Drops His Own Version Of The 2018 ‘Wrap-Up’… A Segment On Authoritarianism (Video)

Plus a cameo from Neil deGrasse Tyson! Score for the last episode of the season!

John Oliver discusses the growing number of authoritarian leaders around the world, their common characteristics, and whether or not one of them is currently our president.
– Last Week Tonight


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Politics: Hasan Minhaj On ‘Oil’ (Video)

YES! I am now an official fan and follower of Hasan Minhaj’s videos. Ah, Netflix… you had me with the Marvel content… but then you keep blessing with brilliance like this #PatriotAct

On the latest Patriot Act, Hasan Minhaj analyzes how America became the number one producer of oil in the world. Hasan examines how the fossil fuel industry and government, through its goal of “energy dominance,” are pushing for greater oil production and what that could mean for the environment.
– Patriot Act

This ‘Oil’ standup/lecture is an instant classic! As funny and provocative as Minhaj always is.

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Watch The ‘ADD 2018 Freshman Class Cypher’ (Parts 1-3) [Video]


Y’all did know ADD did Cyphers, right? Well, now you do. And you already know they are hilarious! Start above for this year’s and keep watching after the jump.

(Full disclosure: Some of them go flows in this.)


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Comedy: ‘Jeff Bezos’ With A Message Full Of Shots For The President (Video)

Hahahaa! Extra funny because we’re in Atlanta (a place that Amazon was looking at for that new HQ). Extra EXTRA funny because this sketch’s got jokes that’ll probably make a certain U.S. President BIG MAD #SickBurn

Jeff Bezos (Steve Carell) responds to President Trump’s criticisms about the locations of Amazon’s new headquarters.
– Saturday Night Live

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New Restaurant And Reality Series On Facebook Watch: ‘Big Chicken Shaq’ (Trailer)

Wayment, wayment, waaaait a minute!!

Big Chicken Shaq? Shaq opening a chicken shack? Is that a thing that is going to happen? Wasn’t Flavor Flav going into the chicken business?

Well… get your all Shaq-cess pass… only on Facebook Watch.

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Hugh Jackman Remembers Stan Lee As ‘A Creative Genius’ (Video)

Man. Marvel’s Stan Lee was the man. Coolest ‘old dude’ ever – neck and neck with Hugh Hefner. Both were forever young, even in their 90s. Rest In Peace to one of the greats. Let’s let ‘Wolverine’ speak on it.

‘The Front Runner’ star Hugh Jackman remembers thinking his portrayal of Wolverine would make him the center of attention on the red carpet at Comic-Con. That was until the paparazzi abandoned him for Stan Lee.
– The Late Show with Stephen Colbert


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Jamie Foxx Speaks On The California Wildfires And Share A Couple Of His ‘Wild’ Life Moments (Video)

Sure, Jamie Foxx is a big enough name to not have to drop others in convo. But if your stories include Prince and Whitney Houston… (names dropped)

Jamie Foxx shows off his impressions of LeBron James and Denzel Washington, dishes on a celebrity karaoke party he threw where Whitney Houston sang “I Will Always Love You” and reveals what it was like partying with Prince to ring in 1999.
– The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon


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